Packinghouse daughter : : a memoir /

Title Packinghouse daughter : : a memoir /
Names Register, Cheri.
Length 9 hours, 8 minutes
Book Number DBC16608
Title Status Download Only
Narrator Niefeld, Susan.
Language ng
Annotation A unique blend of memoir and public history, Packinghouse Daughter tells a compelling story of small-town, working-class life. The daughter of a Wilson & Company millwright, Cheri Register recalls the 1959 meatpackers' strike that divided her hometown of Albert Lea, Minnesota. The violence that erupted when the company "replaced" its union workers with strikebreakers tested family loyalty and community stability. Register skillfully interweaves her own memories, historical research, and oral interviews into a narrative that is thoughtful and impassioned about the value of blue-collar work and the dignity of those who do it. Unrated.
Medium Digital Books
Audience Notes Female narrator. NLS/BPH
Local Subject For high school and adult
Unrated - UNRAT
Downloadable books
Talking books
Biography - BIO
Women's Interest - WOM
US - North central United States - 977
History - North America - 970
LC Subject Albert Lea (Minn.) - Biography
Albert Lea (Minn.) - Social life and customs - 20th century
Packing-houses - Minnesota - Albert Lea - History - 20th century
Strikes and lockouts - Minnesota - Albert Lea - History - 20th century
Working class - Minnesota - Albert Lea - Biography
Call Number 977.618 ANF
Released 2020
Publication Info St. Paul : Minnesota State Services for the Blind, Communication Center, 2020.
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st Perennial ed. New York : Perennial, 2001. 0060936843 9780060936846
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